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Motor News Weekly is interactive talk radio at its best, giving listeners all over North America the opportunity to share their love and enthusiasm for automobiles by giving them the opportunity to talk with experts directly. Motor News Weekly is pedal to the metal fun format, and hosted by the #1 Automotive Radio personality in America, Bob Long. Bob has been a professional broadcaster for over 30 years.

Motor News Weekly delivers experts from all consumer and enthusiast publications and websites featuring veteran automotive host, Bob Long in the driver’s seat. Motor News Weekly combines unbiased opinions and coverage of automotive events world wide. The show also features weekly test drive reviews, motor sports news, automotive business coverage and delivers the most up to the minute automotive news in the industry.

Radio and automobiles have been lifelong passions for host, Bob Long. His enthusiasm for cars started as a child collecting auto magazines and memorabilia. His love for broadcasting began in grade school and led to a radio career starting at age seventeen. Long is the former producer and host of Motor Trend Radio, Motor Trend Radio Magazine, Motor Trend Weekend, AutoWorld and Car Crazy radio programs.

Motor News Weekly will feature the latest information on selling new and used cars, looking at the latest new cars from Detroit, Europe, and Asia and will feature expert advice and opinion’s from the automotive industry’s leading journalists, writing for national automobile enthusiast and consumer magazines. The show will also feature interviews with the leading experts in collecting and restoring antique and classic automobiles, along with interviews of automotive engineers and product planners on getting the inside track on upcoming technological innovations, direct from the manufacturers.

Schedule

Su 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Many projects were mothballed or abandoned
Many projects were mothballed or abandoned (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Congressional Report Blasts Government Money Spent on Massages for Rabbits, Other Waste

Every year, Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn (R)  releases the "Wastebook" Report, a detailed look at useless, frivolous and ridiculous government spending.

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Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues
Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues (Townsquare media image)
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I-1351 Will Not Reduce Class Sizes, Says Washington Policy Group

With all the discussion of the two gun measures on the November ballot, and the 4th. District Congressional Race,  this initiative isn't getting a large amount of attention.  But one notable group says it won't fulfill it's purpose.

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Suspect in Benton County jail
Suspect in Benton County jail (Benton County)
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Woman Jailed After Attacking Kennewick Rite-Aid Store Security Worker

A 20-year-old woman is in the Benton County Jail after she allegedly tried to shoplift, then assaulted a security worker.

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Who has the most Political Action Committee money?
Who has the most Political Action Committee money? (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Which 4th. District Candidate Has the Most PAC Money?

Political Action Committees are viewed as great benefactors, or as the bane of politics.  It just depends upon whom you talk to.

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Takata Airbag company recall affects 5 million vehicles
Takata Airbag company recall affects 5 million vehicles (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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Defective Airbag Design Triggers Recall of over 5 Million Vehicles – Many Makes and Models

The National Highway Traffic  Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a consumer advisory over defective airbags that can potentially explode and spray metal into a vehicle.

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Former US Senator calls conservative views "weird and extreme"
Former US Senator calls conservative views "weird and extreme" (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Former U.S. Senator Labels 4th. District Candidate’s Conservative Views “Weird, Extreme”

So, believing in less government,  less taxes, following the Constitution, and protecting gun and property rights is "weird and extreme?"   Apparently former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton thinks so...and he's helping fund an anti-Clint Didier campaign.

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I-84 Oregon Fatal
I-84 Oregon Fatal (Oregon State Patrol)
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Deadly Accident Kills 80-Year-Old Man on I-84 Near Boardman

Oregon authorities continue to investigate a tragic crash that killed an elderly driver, and blocked the Westbound lanes of the interstate for much of the day Monday.

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Historic German scenery
Historic German scenery (4windstours.com)
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What Is “Biking and Barging?” Could Be The Vacation of A Lifetime!

On Travel Leaders Tri-Cities and Sail Away Saturdays (heard Saturday mornings at 10:30am on Newstalk 870)  you've heard about many unique and different tours of the world.  This one probably takes the cake!

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Drunk driver mixes up police station with bar
Drunk driver mixes up police station with bar (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Drunk Driver Mistakes Police Station for Bar, Ends up BEHIND Bars

Paw Paw, Michigan police are having a chuckle over this one, especially since the woman (fortunately) didn't cause any accidents.

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Watch out for pot-laced candy this Halloween.
Watch out for pot-laced candy this Halloween. (Townsquare media image)
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Police Say Watch out for Pot-Laced Candy this Halloween

Now that pot is legal in Washington and Colorado,  officials are cautioning parents not to let their children have "home-made" candy, and to watch out for what are called "cannabis sweets."

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